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Jul 27, 2017

Agriculture Today is a daily program hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast. It features K-State agricultural specialists and other experts examining agricultural issues facing Kansas and the nation.

00:01:43 - Processing Corn Silage:  K-State beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner talks about putting up corn silage destined for beef cattle feeding...how silage can be best utilized in cow-calf and growing rations, and guidelines on harvesting and packing corn silage to maximize its feeding quality

00:12:58 - Risk and Profit:  K-State Extension assistant in agricultural economist Rich Llewlyn passes along the details on K-State's 2017 Risk and Profit Conference coming up in mid-August, which will focus in part on agricultural policy issues in advance of the forthcoming congressional work on the 2018 Farm Bill

00:24:29 - Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, and Greg Akagi presents this week's Kansas Soybean Update

00:32:56 - Garden Harvest Tips:  On this week's horticulture segment, K-State vegetable and fruit production specialist Cary Rivard offers harvest and storage guidelines for several kinds of popular garden produce

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.